Taylor L. Hunter, associate
Taylor L. Hunter represents employers in virtually all aspects of employment law for a wide-ranging client base, including both private and public employers with 10 to more than 10,000 employees. As a full-service employment lawyer, Taylor has assisted clients in nearly every state and routinely in her Hoosier backyard of Indianapolis, Indiana, in the areas of litigation, labor, and compliance. Taylor devotes much of her practice to client counseling and helping HR directors navigate employment-related issues and while providing management and professional development training on a variety of topics (Title IX, ADA, FMLA, Title VII).
On the litigation side, Taylor routinely defends employers against allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, neglectful hiring, wrongful and constructive discharge, breach of contract, negligence, defamation and a variety of other employment claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991 (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the anti-retaliation provisions of the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Act and other state and federal labor and employment statutes. She also has experience guiding employers through Title IX and Title VII investigations, non-compete issues, and reductions in force.
In addition to extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, Taylor has represented employers at all levels of administrative proceedings, including matters before the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), the Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board (IEERB).
Taylor’s practice also includes education law and she represents many public and private primary, secondary and post-secondary colleges and universities (including individual educators) in all aspects of labor and employment law, including collective bargaining negotiations, grievances, and unfair labor practices; employee and student discipline; expulsions and terminations; privacy matters under HIPPA, FERPA, COPPA, Open Door Law, and Access to Public Records; drug- and alcohol-related violations; IHSAA; OCR complaints; and annual reviews of student and employment handbooks and board policies.
Taylor is also a frequent speaker for organizations such as the Indiana Association of School Superintendents, Indiana School Boards Association, Indiana Association of School Business Officials, Indiana Association of School Principals, Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education, Indiana Council of School Attorneys, and various superintendent study councils.
She received her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2015. Prior to attending law school, she earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Indiana University in 2012 on a Lilly Endowment full scholarship.
Bar Admissions and Court Admissions
- Indiana 2015
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
- Indianapolis Bar Association
- Indiana State Bar Association
- Indiana Council of School Attorneys